Partiality
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Acts 10:34-35
Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons:
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Galatians 3:28
There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for you are all one in Christ Jesus.
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Romans 2:11
For there is no respect of persons with God.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The quality or state of being partial; inclination to favor one party, or one side of a question, more than the other; undue bias of mind.

2. (n.) A predilection or inclination to one thing rather than to others; special taste or liking; as, a partiality for poetry or painting.

Greek
4381. prosopolemptes -- an accepter of a face, ie a respecter of ...
... of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: prosopolemptes Phonetic Spelling:
(pros-o-pol-ape'-tace) Short Definition: one who shows partiality Definition: one ...
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4380. prosopolempteo -- to have respect of persons
... of persons. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: prosopolempteo Phonetic Spelling:
(pros-o-pol-ape-teh'-o) Short Definition: I show partiality Definition: I ...
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4382. prosopolempsia -- respect of persons
... Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: prosopolempsia Phonetic Spelling:
(pros-o-pol-ape-see'-ah) Short Definition: partiality, favoritism Definition ...
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4346. prosklisis -- to cause to lean against
... lean against. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: prosklisis Phonetic
Spelling: (pros'-klis-is) Short Definition: partiality Definition: partiality ...
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4346b. prosklisis -- inclination
... inclination. Transliteration: prosklisis Short Definition: partiality. Word Origin
from prosklino Definition inclination NASB Word Usage partiality (1). ...
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87. adiakritos -- indistinguishable, without uncertainty
... without partiality. From a (as a negative particle) and a derivative of diakrino;
properly, undistinguished, ie (actively) impartial -- without partiality. ...
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678. aprosopolemptos -- not accepting the person, ie without ...
... Spelling: (ap-ros-o-pol-ape'-tos) Short Definition: impartially Definition: (literary
and Jewish), without any preference (undue favor, partiality) for a person ...
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1914. epiblepo -- to look on (with favor)
... look upon, regard, have respect for. From epi and blepo; to gaze at (with favor,
pity or partiality) -- look upon, regard, have respect to. see GREEK epi. ...
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4383. prosopon -- the face
... NASB Word Usage ahead* (2), appearance (5), before* (2), coming* (1), face (37),
faces (5), openly (1), outwardly* (1), partial* (3), partiality (1), people (1 ...
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4299. prokrima -- a prejudice
... prokrima Phonetic Spelling: (prok'-ree-mah) Short Definition: a prejudgment, prejudice
Definition: a prejudgment, prejudice, partiality, preference. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4856. masso -- respect
... Word Origin see nasa. respect From nasa'; partiality (as a lifting up) -- respect.
see HEBREW nasa'. 4855, 4856. masso. 4857 . Strong's Numbers.
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1971. hakkarah -- a look
... Word Origin from nakar Definition a look NASB Word Usage expression (1). show. From
nakar; respect, ie Partiality -- shew. see HEBREW nakar. 1970, 1971. ...
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6440. panim -- face, faces
... open (15), openly* (1), opposite* (5), ours (1), outer (1), outran* (1), over (3),
over* (1), overlooks* (2), own (1), partial* (3), partiality* (11), personal ...
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5234. nakar -- to regard, recognize
... distinguish (1), distinguishes (1), examine (1), examine and see (1), examined
(1), familiar (1), know (2), knows (1), partial* (1), partiality* (3), perceived ...
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5375. nasa -- to lift, carry, take
... longing* (1), looked* (2), make (1), married (1), must be carried (1), obtained
(1), offer (3), pardon (2), pardons (1), partial* (2), partiality* (8), pick (1 ...
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Library

1 Timothy v. 21-23
... before God and the Lord Jesus Christ and the elect angels, that thou observe these
things without preferring one before another, doing nothing by partiality. ...
/.../homily xvi 1 timothy v.htm

Election.
... Hence we are bound to affirm, that election was not based upon, nor does
it imply partiality in God, in any bad sense of that term. ...
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The Natural Supremacy of Reflection
... Neither do there appear any cases which look like exceptions to this, but
those of superstition, and of partiality to ourselves. ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/butler/human nature/sermon iii the natural supremacy.htm

On the Angels.
... are not performed by accident or chance, or because they (the angels) were so created,
lest on that view the Creator should be accused of partiality; but it is ...
/.../origen/origen de principiis/chapter viii on the angels.htm

Epistle of the Emperor Constantine to the Council of Tyre .
... "All that now devolves upon your holinesses is to decide with unanimous judgment,
without partiality or prejudice, in accordance with the ecclesiastical and ...
/.../chapter xxvii epistle of the emperor.htm

Appendix.
... All which things, if they be sifted thoroughly and without any partiality, will
be found to be alien not only to the gods, but to any man of refinement, even ...
/.../arnobius/the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/appendix.htm

Attributes of Selfishness.
... 6. Partiality is another attribute of selfishness. ... This is not partiality but
impartiality. It is treating interests as they should be treated. ...
/.../finney/systematic theology/lecture xvii attributes of selfishness.htm

The Mystery of Iniquity
... of Satan, began to work again in the Christian Church, we shall find it wrought
in quite a different way; putting on quite another shape: Partiality crept in ...
/.../wesley/sermons on several occasions/sermon 61 the mystery of.htm

The Teaching of the Apostles.
... The apostles further appointed: If it be seen that those who are accustomed to hear
causes show partiality, and pronounce the innocent guilty and the guilty ...
/.../unknown/the decretals/ancient syriac documents the teaching 2.htm

The Institution of Deacons, and the History of Stephen.
... If we admit, that they were chargeable with partiality in this matter, how does
it appear, that they were worthy of their office, or proper persons to be ...
/.../dick/lectures on the acts of the apostles/lecture viii the institution of.htm

Thesaurus
Partiality (26 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A predilection or inclination to one thing rather than to others; special
taste or liking; as, a partiality for poetry or painting. ...
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Favoritism (7 Occurrences)
... (n.) The disposition to favor and promote the interest of one person or family,
or of one class of men, to the neglect of others having equal claims; partiality...
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Partial (14 Occurrences)
... with. (WEB NAS). James 2:4 haven't you shown partiality among yourselves,
and become judges with evil thoughts? (Root in WEB KJV WBS). ...
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Favor (184 Occurrences)
... white flowers worn at a wedding. 7. (n.) Appearance; look; countenance;
face. 8. (n.) Partiality; bias. 9. (n.) A letter or epistle ...
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Shows (42 Occurrences)
... Acts 10:34 Peter opened his mouth and said, "Truly I perceive that God doesn't show
favoritism; (See RSV). Romans 2:11 For there is no partiality with God. ...
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Jacob (361 Occurrences)
... Isaac's partiality for Esau arose perhaps as much from Esau's resemblance to the
active, impulsive nature of his mother, as from the sensual gratification ...
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Unjust (44 Occurrences)
... (See RSV). Psalms 82:2 "How long will you judge unjustly, and show partiality to
the wicked?" Selah. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS NAS RSV NIV). ...
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Unjustly (11 Occurrences)
... (See NAS). Psalms 82:2 "How long will you judge unjustly, and show partiality
to the wicked?" Selah. (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS NAS RSV). ...
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Unwavering (4 Occurrences)
... James 3:17 But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceful, gentle,
reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without ...
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Intreated (17 Occurrences)
... the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to
be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without ...
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Concordance
Partiality (26 Occurrences)

Luke 20:21
They asked him, "Teacher, we know that you say and teach what is right, and aren't partial to anyone, but truly teach the way of God.
(See RSV NIV)

Acts 10:34
Peter opened his mouth and said, "Truly I perceive that God doesn't show favoritism;
(See NAS RSV)

Romans 2:11
For there is no partiality with God.
(WEB NAS RSV)

Galatians 2:6
But from those who were reputed to be important (whatever they were, it makes no difference to me; God doesn't show partiality to man)-they, I say, who were respected imparted nothing to me,
(WEB NAS RSV)

Ephesians 6:9
You masters, do the same things to them, and give up threatening, knowing that he who is both their Master and yours is in heaven, and there is no partiality with him.
(WEB NAS RSV)

Colossians 3:25
But he who does wrong will receive again for the wrong that he has done, and there is no partiality.
(WEB NAS RSV)

1 Timothy 5:21
I command you in the sight of God, and Christ Jesus, and the chosen angels, that you observe these things without prejudice, doing nothing by partiality.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

James 2:1
My brothers, don't hold the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ of glory with partiality.
(WEB RSV)

James 2:4
haven't you shown partiality among yourselves, and become judges with evil thoughts?
(WEB)

James 2:9
But if you show partiality, you commit sin, being convicted by the law as transgressors.
(WEB NAS RSV)

James 3:17
But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceful, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.
(WEB KJV WBS)

Leviticus 19:15
"'You shall do no injustice in judgment: you shall not be partial to the poor, nor show favoritism to the great; but you shall judge your neighbor in righteousness.
(See NIV)

Deuteronomy 1:17
You shall not show partiality in judgment; you shall hear the small and the great alike; you shall not be afraid of the face of man; for the judgment is God's: and the cause that is too hard for you, you shall bring to me, and I will hear it. Joshua
(WEB NAS NIV)

Deuteronomy 10:17
For Yahweh your God, he is God of gods, and Lord of lords, the great God, the mighty, and the awesome, who doesn't respect persons, nor takes reward.
(See NAS NIV)

Deuteronomy 16:19
You shall not wrest justice: you shall not respect persons; neither shall you take a bribe; for a bribe does blind the eyes of the wise, and pervert the words of the righteous.
(See RSV NIV)

2 Chronicles 19:7
Now therefore let the fear of Yahweh be on you; take heed and do it: for there is no iniquity with Yahweh our God, nor respect of persons, nor taking of bribes.
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Job 13:8
Will you show partiality to him? Will you contend for God?
(WEB ASV NAS RSV NIV)

Job 13:10
He will surely reprove you if you secretly show partiality.
(WEB ASV NAS RSV NIV)

Job 32:21
Please don't let me respect any man's person, neither will I give flattering titles to any man.
(See RSV NIV)

Job 34:19
Who doesn't respect the persons of princes, nor respects the rich more than the poor; for they all are the work of his hands.
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Psalms 82:2
"How long will you judge unjustly, and show partiality to the wicked?" Selah.
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

Proverbs 18:5
To have respect for the person of the evil-doer is not good, or to give a wrong decision against the upright.
(See NAS)

Proverbs 24:23
These also are sayings of the wise. To show partiality in judgment is not good.
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

Proverbs 28:21
To show partiality is not good; yet a man will do wrong for a piece of bread.
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

Isaiah 3:9
Their respect for a man's position is a witness against them; and their sin is open to the view of all; like that of Sodom, it is not covered. A curse on their soul! for the measure of their sin is full.
(See RSV)

Malachi 2:9
"Therefore I have also made you contemptible and base before all the people, according to the way you have not kept my ways, but have had respect for persons in the law.
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Subtopics

Partiality

Partiality: Forbidden Among Brethren

Partiality: Its Effect on Other Children

Related Terms

Favoritism (7 Occurrences)

Partial (14 Occurrences)

Favor (184 Occurrences)

Shows (42 Occurrences)

Jacob (361 Occurrences)

Unjust (44 Occurrences)

Unjustly (11 Occurrences)

Unwavering (4 Occurrences)

Intreated (17 Occurrences)

Instructions (47 Occurrences)

Imparted (6 Occurrences)

Impartial (1 Occurrence)

Favorable (18 Occurrences)

Female (95 Occurrences)

Forejudging (1 Occurrence)

Favorite (3 Occurrences)

Transgressors (19 Occurrences)

Threaten (4 Occurrences)

Threatening (7 Occurrences)

Reasonable (6 Occurrences)

Reputed (4 Occurrences)

Respected (28 Occurrences)

Rebekah (31 Occurrences)

Reputation (12 Occurrences)

Reprove (35 Occurrences)

Repute (12 Occurrences)

Respect (204 Occurrences)

Easy (14 Occurrences)

Difference (19 Occurrences)

Masters (59 Occurrences)

Malachi (2 Occurrences)

Motives (13 Occurrences)

Maintain (50 Occurrences)

Persons (156 Occurrences)

Prejudice (2 Occurrences)

Partially (2 Occurrences)

Principles (11 Occurrences)

Peaceable (9 Occurrences)

Preferring (2 Occurrences)

Peaceful (19 Occurrences)

Bias (1 Occurrence)

Convicted (4 Occurrences)

Committing (30 Occurrences)

Contributed (13 Occurrences)

Choice (113 Occurrences)

Consequences (9 Occurrences)

Argue (21 Occurrences)

Attitude (12 Occurrences)

Submissive (12 Occurrences)

Treat (53 Occurrences)

Haven't (87 Occurrences)

Fruits (109 Occurrences)

Gentle (48 Occurrences)

Hypocrisy (11 Occurrences)

Appearance (126 Occurrences)

Rules (160 Occurrences)

Alike (67 Occurrences)

Favour (171 Occurrences)

Important (39 Occurrences)

Contend (56 Occurrences)

Elect (32 Occurrences)

Rebuke (77 Occurrences)

Commit (142 Occurrences)

Judge (297 Occurrences)

Pure (160 Occurrences)

Observe (216 Occurrences)

Shown (131 Occurrences)

Thoughts (151 Occurrences)

Messengers (182 Occurrences)

Believers (50 Occurrences)

Solemnly (62 Occurrences)

Plead (64 Occurrences)

Angels (99 Occurrences)

Second (2060 Occurrences)

Selah (76 Occurrences)

Carry (246 Occurrences)

Yours (226 Occurrences)

Poor (276 Occurrences)

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